The Lush Prize 2016

Now in its fifth year, the Lush Prize has awarded over £1 million in prizes, aiming to bring forward the day when safety testing takes place without the use of animals.

Nominations for the 2016 Prize are now open, and will close at midnight on Sunday 24th July. We invite nominations from anywhere in the world, for projects which have taken place anywhere in the world.

 
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2015 Prize

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Last year a total of £450,000 was shared by 18 Prize Winners, including our first ever Black Box Prize award for a breakthrough toward mapping the first ever ‘human toxicity pathway’.
 
Using 21st century technologies like genetics and computing, scientists have now fully explained at a molecular level how a toxic chemical can enter the human body and lead to an allergic skin reaction.
 
This breakthrough moment marks the first step into a future where a superior molecular science replaces the old, imprecise, technology of testing on live mammals in laboratories.

 

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Nominations for the 2016 Prize are now open, and will close at midnight on Sunday 24th July.

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About the Prizes

Learn about the different prizes on offer, the rules on eligibility, nomination criteria, and how the judging works.

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Prize Conference 2015

The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Adverse Outcome Pathways’, featuring Prize winners and leading speakers from around the world.

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Why we need a Prize

Over the past twenty years huge changes have happened in relation to animal testing, but it is taking too long for testing to stop completely.

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